December 9, 2013 5:54 PM

Former altar boy sues national Catholic group, alleges defamation

Jon David Couzens, whose case prompted a wrongful-death lawsuit against the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese that resulted in a $2.25 million settlement, is suing the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights. The lawsuit alleges that Catholic League President Bill Donohue published false statements about Couzens in news releases.

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